Tag Archive for ‘19th century’

Level 12 festive foyer

We’ve given our current foyer display in Special Collections a festive twist.  Continuing the Cooking up a Story theme of edible and chemical recipes, items include the University Laboratory Christmas Annual from 1869 and the book of a Victorian ‘masque’ featuring the characters of Mince-Pie… Read More ›

Victorian lives in pictures

Another 300 images are now available online from our 19th century photograph albums. The contents of three more albums have been digitised: two feature prize winning images by members of the Amateur Photographic Association (founded in 1861); the third is a fascinating ‘photographers logbook’ owned… Read More ›

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